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5.0 out of 5 stars The Emperor's soldiers in victory and defeat
TALES BY JAPANESE SOLDIERS Of The Burma Campaign 1942-1945 By Kazuo Tamayama and John Nunneley
The Japanese are famously reticent about the detail of their involvement in the Second World War. Now, for the first time, 62 personal accounts by private soldiers, non-commissioned officers and junior officers tell how they lived, fought, and died, in that merciless...
Published on 22 Nov. 2000

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3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting but lacking in something...
I was very excited when I ordered this book. I've been interested in the history of the second world war for a long time now but never before have I had the oppurtunity to read a book from the Japanese point of view.

Japanese soldiers and officers who fought during that conflict were labelled by political propaganda as merciless, savage killers with a complete...
Published on 14 Nov. 2007 by BristolVoyage


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5.0 out of 5 stars How refreshing, 16 Aug. 2001
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D. R. Martin "RAF Kid" (South England) - See all my reviews
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I wasn't there. So I ride a Japanese motorcycle and have a Japanese watch. It is common to knock to the Japs. How badly they treated the Ally POW's and, I guess, they deserve all the knocks they get because of it. But this helps to balance the overall picture. The Japs suffered too. The hunger, thirst, wounds, fighting. Whether we believed in waht they did or not doesn't matter, THEY did, and it's all here. From the start to the end. The Triumphs, the hopes, the tears. They suffered too - and most probably didn't want to do it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good, 28 Feb. 2015
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a gift. Good book
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5.0 out of 5 stars What a Book, 26 Dec. 2005
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Mr. James Kirkman Roberts "jkrobs" (Wixoe, Suffolk) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Tales By Japanese Soldiers (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS) (Paperback)
Every one is patriotic to there country..but when I read this book, it made me realize the Human Suffering for every Country In World War 2..It made me realise also How Important Peace is and no more wars. Get this book, Read this book and let it inspire you!
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